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  Boxing News and Views
In rounds 1-4, the southpaw Mckart, 36, showing that he still has much of his boxing skills intact despite his age, landed right hooks and straight left hands, often catching Ornelas as he was moving in for an attack.
I was born a fighter, I was born a champion.
International Boxing Hall of Fame promoter Don “Only in America” King will be in Las Vegas on Friday to accept a Sam Lacy Pioneer Award from the Sports Task Force of the National Association of Black Journalists at their 32nd Annual Convention being held at Bally’s.
www.eastsideboxing.com   (0 words)

  Urban Legends Reference Pages: Boxing Day Origins
Boxing Day might well be a statutory holiday in some of those lands, but it's not a well understood one.
The contents of this alms box originated with the ordinary folks in the parish who were under no direct obligation to provide anything at all and were certainly not tied to the recipients by a employer/employee relationship.
The box was not to be opened until the return of the vessel; and we can conceive that, in cases where the mariners had had a perilous time of it, this casket would be found to enclose a tolerable offering.
www.snopes.com /holidays/christmas/boxing.asp   (1276 words)

  Boxing - MSN Encarta
Modern boxing regulations are based upon the 12 rules set out by British boxing officials in the mid-19th century.
Boxing gloves are heavily padded to soften the impact of the blow and to protect the hands of the boxer.
Sometimes referred to as a squared circle, a boxing ring is actually a square that measures 5.5 to 7.3 m (18 to 24 ft) on each side, depending on the available space.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761571782/Boxing.html   (570 words)

  Boxing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boxing, also called pugilism, prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing) or the sweet science (a common nickname among fans), is a sport in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their fists in a series of one to three-minute intervals called "rounds".
Earliest evidence suggests that boxing was prevalent in North Africa during 4000 BC and the Mediterranean in 1500 BC.
In modern boxing, the rope-a-dope is generally discouraged since most opponents are not fooled by it and few boxers possess the physical toughness to withstand a prolonged, unanswered assault.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boxing   (8423 words)

Boxing, however, probably grew most specifically out of the demonstrations held at the Fives Court and the Tennis Court in London in the early 19th century.
In amateur boxing (the version of the sport found at the Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games) the primary emphasis is on landing scoring punches rather than concern with doing actual physical damage to one's opponent (though it still occurs).
In the late 19th and early 20th century, amateur boxing was encouraged in schools, universities and in the armed forces, but the champions, in the main, came from among the urban poor.
www.findthelinks.com /sports/boxing.htm   (1367 words)

 Boxing and Unboxing in C#   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boxing and unboxing enables a unified view of the type system wherein a value of any type can ultimately be treated as an object.
Boxing a value of a value-type consists of allocating an object instance and copying the value-type value into that instance.
Boxing of a value v of type G now consists of executing the expression new G_Box(v), and returning the resulting instance as a value of type object.
www.c-sharpcorner.com /Language/BoxNUnBoxGAG.asp   (624 words)

 The History of Boxing
Boxing, often called "the manly art of self-defense," is a sport in which two competitors try to hit each other with their glove-encased fists while trying to avoid each other's blows.
In all boxing, however, winners are determined either by a decision of the judges (who keep points or round victors on a scorecard as the fight progresses), the referee, or both.
The boxing ring is actually a square, 12 to 20 ft (3.7 to 6.1 m) on each side and enclosed on each side by three or four ropes.
whitecollarboxing.com /boxinfo.htm   (1030 words)

 Boxing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "boxing" first came into use in England in the 18th century to distinguish between fighting to settle and fighting under agreed rules for sport.
Boxing however probably grew most specifically of the demonstrations held at the Fives and the Tennis Court in London in the early 19th These promotions had several features that anticipated future sport of boxing.
In amateur boxing (the version of the found at the Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games) the primary emphasis is on landing punches rather than concern with doing actual damage to one's opponent (though it still Competitors wear protective headgear and box for rounds of three-minutes each.
www.freeglossary.com /Boxing   (3707 words)

Boxing is one of the oldest known sports.
Boxing was revived in England in 1700 by James Figg who originated bare-knuckle fighting.
The object of boxing is to deliver blows and, at the same time, keep from being hit.
www.studyworld.com /newsite/ReportEssay/SocialIssues/Sports\Boxing-381451.htm   (778 words)

 USA Boxing - safety
Amateur boxing ranks as the safest sport among contact sports such as football and wrestling and among other events such as equestrian events and motorcyle racing.
Boxing ranks lower in number of injuries when compared to hockey, soccer, gymnastics, and in-line skating.
In April 1986, after concerns were raised by the America Medical Association and other medical societies, the United States Olympic Committee, at the request of USA Boxing, approved and funded a proposal by the John Hopkins Medical Institutes to initiate a prospective study of active amateur boxers.
www.usaboxing.org /100.htm   (320 words)

Boxing began thousands of years ago, and for much of its history was an extremely brutal sport.
Boxing gloves weigh from 6 to 12 ounces (170 to 340 grams).
Boxing was a brutal spectacle in ancient Greece.
www.owingsmillsboxingclub.com /boxing.htm   (3433 words)

 Boxing and Unboxing of Value Types in C#: What You Need to Know   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The box instruction pops myRect off the stack, creates a new instance of myRect as a reference object on the managed heap, and then pushes the resulting reference on the stack.
When an instance of an "object" type or interface, created as a result of boxing, is explicitly converted back to its true value type, the CLR merely returns a managed pointer to the value type instance contained within the reference object.
In contrast, the boxed Rectangle instances contained in the ArrayList and in the "object" array may occupy non-contiguous space in the managed heap.
www.c-sharpcorner.com /Code/2003/July/BoxNUnboxSSF.asp   (2156 words)

 Boxing Tickets - Boxing Schedule
Boxing had been banned in most English cities and towns by the middle of the 19th century, so a number of English fighters came to America, seeking competition.
Boxing Schedule His 6-round victory over Dominick McCaffrey in 1885 went almost unnoticed, but it gave Sullivan his second title, as world heavyweight champion under the Marquis of Queensberry rules.
Boxing For the first time, newspapers carried extensive pre-fight coverage, reporting on the fighters' training and speculating on where the bout would take place.
www.btix.com /boxing-tickets/index.php   (930 words)

 Doha 2006 - Boxing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amateur boxing is a sport where points are scored through punches to specified targets on the opponent's body.
Boxing isnt a street fight; the competitors have to stick to the rules and regulations.
Boxing is one of the original sports from the very first Asian Games in Delhi, India.
www.doha-2006.com /gis/menuroot/sports/Boxing.aspx   (152 words)

Increased access to viewing the sport has lead to a revival in the numbers of young men practicing it (in Cambodia, boxing is not a sport for women), with about 40 boxing clubs now operating nationally under 19 municipal and provincial amateur boxing associations.
Whatever the world federations decide to call it, there is a passion for kick boxing here that is only now being recognized, partially through television, to rise to levels of popularity seen in the sixties.
Each bout is accompanied by the haunting music of the skor yaul (a type of drum), the sralai (a flute-like instrument) and the stringed chhing and as the boxers come out and bow solemnly in their traditional headgear, the roar of the crowd calls them to battle.
www.leisurecambodia.com /Leisure_Cambodia/No.07/boxing.htm   (718 words)

 BBC NEWS | Health | Medical notes | Boxing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While boxing accounts for fewer deaths than many other sports, the BMA says this is insignificant compared to the effects of brain damage that may go unrecorded in many boxers.
Cuts and bruises are the most common boxing injuries, and many boxers leave the ring needing stitches to the face and dental work.
He pointed out medical cover is a legal requirement at all boxing promotions and, given the dangers associated with the sport, asked if the profession should withdraw its co-operation.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/2/hi/health/medical_notes/363957.stm   (841 words)

 Care2: Boxing Day E-Cards!
On December 26, boxes were placed at every church to collect money for the poor.
It was also a time householders gave boxed Christmas presents to servants and to the providers of such services as postal delivery and trash collection - thanking them for their work.
Throughout the Christmas season, many organizations follow the original tradition of Boxing Day by donating their time, energy, and money to fill the Food Bank, provide gifts for poor children, or to help a family in need.
www.care2.com /send/catboxing1.html   (155 words)

An area boxing league was formed over the past week in South Tanna to help revive interest in the sport among the youth there.
Vanuatu Amateur Boxing Association (VABA) executive led by Jonethy Jerethy has lashed out at an article carried in last week's issue to denounce George Faerua's claim to the VABA executive head as not valid and misleading according to the court judgement of 16 August 2004.
Kalie Jacobus, known among his boxing followers in New Zealand and Vanuatu as the “Malekula Kid” is expected to take on the toughest fight of his career to date.
www.news.vu /en/sports/boxing/index.shtml   (1015 words)

 HBO: Boxing
Erik Morales left boxing the same way he came in: like a gallant warrior.
What there will be instead is an advertisement for boxing's little men and a question that has never sufficiently been answered will again be asked by the time the night is over.
HBO's late-night boxing series heats up with an explosive doubleheader when HBO Boxing After Dark: Daniel Ponce De Leon vs. Rey Bautista and Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Gerry Penalosa is presented Saturday, August 11 at 10:00 PM (ET/PT), from the Arco Arena in Sacramento, Cal., exclusively on HBO.
www.hbo.com /boxing   (352 words)

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Thai boxing is the national sport of Thailand and is widely regarded as the most effective stand up martial art in the world.
Kick Boxing is a fusion of martial art and boxing in which competitors wear boxing gloves and throw punches as in boxing and kick with their bare feet as in karate.
The gym has Thai Boxing equipment consisting of two boxing rings, a padded floor, mirrored walls, hanging kick bags, floor to ceiling and speed balls, low kick, arm pads and focus mitts.
www.lycos.com /info/boxing--kick-boxing.html   (580 words)

 Doc's Free Boxing Picks
Our boxing newsletter will be filled with fight analysis and in depth boxing coverage.
There are many fans and boxing observers that think Larios is just another opponent for Pacquiao, and many people think that the fight is a complete mismatch.
There is an old saying in boxing that styles make fights, and this couldn't be more of a fact then when these two fighters step into the ring.
www.docsports.com /boxing   (635 words)

 Category:Boxing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Boxing
The main article for this category is Boxing.
Creators and founders of boxing and its institutions
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Boxing   (98 words)

 Scotsman.com Sport - Boxing
WOMEN are taking over the boxing ring, and the image of a would-be Frank Bruno is being replaced by a form of martial arts which is on the rise in Edinburgh.
SCOTTISH national boxing coach, John McKay says he will be satisfied if his three eastern Scotland...
EUROPEAN and Commonwealth super-featherweight boxing champion Alex Arthur is set to face...
sport.scotsman.com /boxing.cfm   (391 words)

 BoxingTimes.com - Boxing Times Television Schedule - Eastern Timezone
The Great White Hype (1996) This boxing satire was a box-office bomb which couldn't be saved by star Samuel L. Jackson.
Classic Boxing: Eduardo Sanchez vs. Juan Carlos Candelo for the vacant GBU Americas junior middleweight title (08/13/04).
Classic Boxing: Willie Gibbs vs. Daniel Edouard for the vacant USBA middleweight title (08/27/04).
www.boxingtimes.com /television_schedules/eastern.html   (1912 words)

 Amazon.com: Boxing: Books: James A. Fox   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fox, who for years was a photo editor with the Magnum photo agency, got his start in boxing photography almost by accident, when a fight provided a venue to try out a new camera.
The viewer is struck by the similarity between fighters at all levels; the winner of the championship fight is no more ecstatic than the victor of the lowliest club bout, and the pain evident on the defeated fighters' faces is equally universal.
A beautiful, timeless work that functions both as a study of boxing and a testament to the art of fl-and-white photography.
www.amazon.com /Boxing-James-Fox/dp/1584791330   (1066 words)

 Open Directory - Shopping: Sports: Boxing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
AOM Artworks - Boxing Artprints - Offers A4 size ink drawings of boxing legends from the 1920s to the 1980s.
Boxing Collectors News - Offers tips on spotting original items and a subscription newsletter devoted to collecting boxing memorabilia.
Boxing Shoes - Boxing shoes from a range of suppliers in custom colors and styles.
dmoz.org /Shopping/Sports/Boxing   (574 words)

 BOXING MONTHLY - The Worldwide Sports Magazine Homepage
But Mick Gill and some shrewd boxing brains contemplate the outcome
WLAD THE AVENGER The chance of redemption was a long time coming for the IBF heavyweight champion, but he seized the moment when he managed to get Brewster back in the ring
ONE NIGHT IN BOXING Once again we have two big fights taking place on the same night and they don’t come more intriguing than Marquez-Vazquez II and Morales-Diaz
www.boxing-monthly.co.uk   (0 words)

 T h e B o x i n g O f f i c e
Off course there is always Don King who only thinks of money and doesn't care about fare boxing adding to fans minds.
Although Holyfield was the more hurt and received huge blows, I personally think he won it with simple boxing skills not his power.
Win Boxing Merchandise - Small text ad, or promotional text here.
www.geocities.com /boxingoffice   (286 words)

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